Linda Behan


SVP and Head of Global Procurement
Iron Mountain

In her role as SVP and Head of Global Procurement, Linda, who joined Iron Mountain in January 2012, is responsible for leading all global sourcing/procurement change management activities as well as for managing a team of 40+ associates who oversee global direct/indirect spend of approximately $1.0 billion annually. She has been featured in Supply Chain World Magazine for the organizational transformations she has made at Iron Mountain. Previously, Linda led Sourcing and Procurement transformations in the financial services industry (Fidelity Investments, State Street, Credit Suisse) and the technology industry (Nuance Communications) with spend under management ranging from $1 - $4 billion annually. At these organizations she was responsible for creating world-class supply chain functions, increasing influence and driving alignment both internally and externally, upgrading organizational talent, presenting and executing strategic insights, upscaling technology and information reporting and delivering significant total cost improvement.
 
Linda holds a BS in Business Administration, summa cum laude, from Northeastern University. She is a past SIG board member and a member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Her current passion is in improving the reputation of procurement organizations both internally and externally and has presented on this topic (“Why Procurement Has a Bad Rap and What We Can Do About It”) at a recent SIG Global Summit.